Archives: Project

March 13, 2020

Beautiful Difference

November 14, 2019

Access and Aesthetic

Access and Aesthetic’ (A&A) is a partnership project with a focus on the exchange of good practice. A&A will explore inclusive practice in … “Access and Aesthetic”

October 14, 2019

Conjunction: Art Installation

November 2015 Part of our New Worlds project funded by Arts Council England, through Grants for the Arts, Conjunction was an immersive installation which … “Conjunction: Art Installation”

July 23, 2019

Commissions for Exchange Laboratories

One learning disabled artist from Headway Arts and one new visiting artist have worked together to explore and share their skills. Each pair … “Commissions for Exchange Laboratories”

March 1, 2019

Come On Down

Come On Down is our annual fantastic free festival of performance and creativity by learning disabled people. Join us for quality performances, exhibitions, … “Come On Down”

October 16, 2018

Releasing Potential

Free arts course starting November 2018 Headway Arts is currently looking for adults to take part in a free arts project every Tuesday until January at our premises … “Releasing Potential”

October 9, 2018


Headway Arts is delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding towards our dynamic CoCreART programme from Arts Council England through Grants … “CoCreART”

October 1, 2018


Reflective Expressive Artistic Learning (REAL) is a partnership project with a focus on the exchange of good practice. REAL will explore the experiences … “REAL”

June 11, 2018

Hold Your Peace

Set in the summer of 1919 during preparations for a ‘Peace Tea’ garden party, Hold Your Peace tells a thought-provoking tale of the … “Hold Your Peace”

May 3, 2018

Blue Flag

Inspiration Exploration Inspiration Exploration is a creative partnership which brings together The Blyth Tall Ship and Headway Arts, two of Northumberland’s most visionary … “Blue Flag”

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of all our funders which currently includes:

  • Arts Council England
  • Blyth Town Council
  • Community Foundation
  • Edward Gostling Foundation – RW Mann Trust – Shears Foundation
  • Erasmus+
  • ESF
  • Great Northumberland
  • Hadrian Trust – High Sheriff of Northumberland – Rothley Trust
  • Heritage Fund
  • Northumberland County Council
  • Postcode Community Trust
  • Sir James Knott Trust
  • The 1989 Willan Trust – Wellesley Trust
  • the Coalfields Regeneration Trust